Mustang Public Schools, Oklahoma

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Mustang Public Schools
Mustang, Oklahoma
Mustang Public Schools seal.jpg
District Profile
Superintendent:Sean McDaniel
Graduation rate:97.9%[1]
Number of schools:10
Budget: $74.4 million
Website:School Home Page
Board of Education
Board president:Chad Fulton
Board members:5
Term length:5
Mustang Public Schools is a school district in Oklahoma that serves the city of Mustang, Oklahoma. It is the 13th-largest school district in Oklahoma, serving 8,779 students in 10 schools with an operating budget of $74.4 million.[2]

About the district

Mustang Public Schools is located in Canadian County, Oklahoma
Mustang Public Schools is located in Canadian County, Oklahoma. The county seat of Canadian County is El Reno. According to the United States Census Bureau, Canadian County is home to 126,123 residents.[3]


Canadian County outperformed in comparison to the rest of Oklahoma in terms of higher education achievement in 2012. The United States Census Bureau found that 25.6% of Canadian County residents aged 25 years and older had attained a Bachelor's degree compared to 23.2% for Oklahoma as a whole. The median household income in Canadian County was $63,884 compared to $44,891 for the state of Oklahoma. The poverty rate in Canadian County was 7.5% compared to 16.6% for the entire state.[3]

Racial Demographics, 2012[3]
Race Canadian County (%) Oklahoma (%)
White 85.1 75.5
Black or African American 2.7 7.6
American Indian and Alaska Native 5.0 9.0
Asian 3.1 1.9
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1 0.2
Two or More Races 4.0 5.8
Hispanic or Latino 7.5 9.3

Party Affiliation, 2013[4]
Party Registered Voters  % of Total
Democratic 19,673 29.21
Republican 39,932 59.29
Independent 7,739 11.49

Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin, not a race. Therefore, the Census allows citizens to report both their race and that they are from a "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin simultaneously. As a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table will exceed 100.0%. Each column will add up to 100.0% after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin percentages.[5]


Sean McDaniel is the superintendent of Mustang Public Schools. He has served in this position since November 2012. McDaniel began his career as a teacher in Mapleton Public Schools before becoming dean of students at Bishop Kelly High School in Oklahoma. McDaniel also served as superintendent of Deer Creek Public Schools. McDaniel is married to his wife Traci and they have two children.[6]

School board

The Mustang Public Schools Board of Education is composed of five members each serving five year terms.[7]

Mustang Board of Education
Member Seat Term Ends
Jim Davis 1 2016
Mike Kessler 2 2017
Jeff Landrith 3 2015
Amanda Strassle 4 2019
Chad Fulton 5 2018

School board elections

See also: Mustang Public Schools elections (2014)

Members of the Mustang Public Schools Board of Education are elected to five-year terms. There was no primary election and the general election was held on February 11, 2014.[8] One seat was up for election in 2013 and two seats were up for election in 2014.


Mustang Public Schools publishes its annual budget on its website.[9]

Expenditures by Category
School Year Staff Expenses Student Services Operational Expenses Debt Service Other Budget Total
Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget
2010-2011 $29,850,524 40.1% $5,953,544 8% $7,127,392 9.6% $8,250,134 11.1% $23,273,704 31.3% $74,455,298
Averages: $29,850,524 40% $5,953,544 8% $7,127,392 10% $8,250,134 11% $23,273,704 31% $74,455,298

Teacher salaries

Mustang Public Schools employed 485 K-12 teachers during the 2011-12 school year.<ref=report/> Teacher salaries are categorized based on higher education achievement, professional development and years of service. A teacher with a Bachelor's degree can earn higher salaries by pursuing graduate courses with raises at credit intervals. The salary schedule also accounts for graduate degrees by providing higher starting salaries and greater potential salaries. The following table details the salary schedule negotiated between the district and the Mustang Teachers Association for 2013 through 2014:[10]

Salary structure
Degree level Minimum salary ($) Maximum salary ($)
BA 34,564 57,717
MA 35,948 59,703
Doctorate 36,963 64,566

Schools in Mustang Public Schools


Mustang Public Schools serves 8,779 students in 10 schools.[11]

District schools

Mustang Public Schools operates 10 schools listed below in alphabetical order:[12]

Mustang Public Schools
Canyon Ridge Intermediate
Lakehoma Elementary
Mustang Elementary
Mustang Centennial Elementary
Mustang Creek Elementary
Mustang Education Center
Mustang High
Mustang Horizon Intermediate
Mustang Middle
Mustang North Middle
Mustang Trails Elementary
Mustang Valley Elementary

Academic performance

The Oklahoma Department of Education issues an annual A-F School Report Card for each school district in the state. This annual report takes into account student achievement, overall student growth and bottom quartile student growth. The student achievement category accounts for 50% of the grading formula and tracks student performance on standardized tests in five categories. These testing categories are English, math, science, U.S. history and writing. The overall student growth category accounts for 25% of the grading formula and compares test results from the previous year to the current year. The bottom quartile student growth accounts for 25% of the grading formula and analyzes progress by students in the bottom 25% of test performers from the previous year.

Mustang Public Schools received an overall grade of 80 for a B- on the 2012-2013 report card.[13] The state of Oklahoma received an overall grade of 71 for a C- on the 2012-2013 report card.[14] The following tables compare the 2012-2013 A-F School Report Card from Mustang Public Schools to the state's report card:[15]

Student Achievement

Student Achievement results, 2012-2013
Subject District Performance Index State Performance Index District Letter Grade State Letter Grade
Reading/English/English III 79 73 C C
Math/Algebra I/Algebra II/Geometry 79 72 C C
Science/Biology I 59 54 F F
U.S. History 85 77 B C
Writing 64 56 D F
Overall Grade 76 69 C D

Overall Student Growth results, 2012-2013
Subject District Performance Index State Performance Index District Letter Grade State Letter Grade
Reading/English II 82 79 B C
Math/Algebra I 82 78 B C
Overall Grade 82 79 B C

Bottom Quartile Student Growth results, 2012-2013
Subject District Performance Index State Performance Index District Letter Grade State Letter Grade
Reading/English II 57 59 F F
Math/Algebra I 56 59 F F
Overall Grade 57 59 F F

Contact information

Mustang Public Schools seal.jpg
Mustang Public Schools
906 S Heights Dr
Mustang, OK 73064
Phone:(405) 376-2461

See also

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